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What is a fault?
A fracture or break in rocks
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What is a tectonic process?
The theory related to the seismic movement of the earths plates
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What is geology?
Geology is the different type of rock that make up on area
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What is Magma?
Semi-molten rock found in the mantle layer of the earth
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What is Carboniferous limestone?
Deposited rocks that were formed between 363&325 million years ago
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What are joints?
A vertical crack within a layer of rock.
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What is weathering?
Weathering is the breakdown and decay of rock by natural processes acting on rocks, on cliffs or valley sides.
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What is a tectonic process?

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The theory related to the seismic movement of the earths plates

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What is geology?

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What is Magma?

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What is Carboniferous limestone?

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